The HIV/AIDS epidemic has affected many parents and their children. HIV/AIDS does not discriminate against gender, age, socio-economic, ethnicity or race. A historical overview of the HIV/AIDS epidemic is presented. Furthermore, cultural challenges apply to the following communities: Latino, African American, Native American, and Asian population are discussed. The HIV/AIDS epidemic has forced the government to develop laws and policies to protect those infected with HIV/AIDS. In addition, the HIV/AIDS epidemic which has created a challenge to the child welfare and legal system are addressed. Lastly, recommendations and intervention to the social work profession are outline.
|Advisor:||Goodman, Catherine C.|
|School:||California State University, Long Beach|
|School Location:||United States -- California|
|Source:||MAI 47/05M, Masters Abstracts International|
|Subjects:||Social work, Health education, Hispanic American studies|
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